May 2010

Found 1 blog entry for May 2010.

flooded-basement_300By nature, basements are imperfect concrete structures built in unstable soils of varying density and compaction. For over 100 years troubled homeowners have battled the water trapped in soils surrounding their home from leaking into basement levels through walls, floors and joints.  Basement flooding is very common, especially during rainy seasons or when snow starts to melt.  Omaha residents experienced significant problems early this spring due to just that.  With increased snowmelt and rain, homes and businesses in the area experienced water leaking into their structures.   

The damage in your basement caused by water is obvious.  However, there are many effects that you may or may not see as a result of a damp and wet basement.  The “stack effect”…
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